Latest news and updates from VoluntEars.
Lara Scott raised £1,405 in 3 months. This paid for her Sri Lanka Trip with VoluntEars. Below Lara explains how. Why did you join a VoluntEars trip? "It had been my passion to travel and help in a developing country to gain the enriching experience culture in deaf...
"My volunteering dream - made possible by VoluntEars" - Keegan Hall-Browne's blog, Sri Lanka 2015-16 Keegan wrote the following blog before and during his Sri Lanka trip with VoluntEars in December 2015 & January 2016. Keegan says: "I hope on some level you find...
Donna and her son Noah joined a VoluntEars trip to Nepal. Below, Donna describes what it was like travelling and volunteering together. "This summer my son, Noah who is 14, and I went to Nepal for two weeks with VoluntEars. We helped to do light renovations and paint...
Delyth Griffiths joined our Nepal trip in January 2019. Here she explains her experiences of volunteering in Nepal as a deaf person. Are you D/deaf or hearing? Profoundly Deaf. How did you originally discover VoluntEars? Facebook and the internet. Why were you...
VoluntEars video | April 2019 Watch our new short film! This short film gives you a quick insight into our trips to Nepal, Ghana and Sri Lanka. You will see volunteers helping at our partner Deaf schools, trekking in the Himalayan mountains in Nepal, releasing sea...
What's it like to volunteer in Nepal? Sally Huggins joined VoluntEars in Nepal in January 2019 and wrote the following blog about her trip. A CSW abroad - by Sally Huggins I’d been looking at the organisation, VoluntEars, on and off for around a year. I was initially...
Nepal 2 Week Group Trip | January 2018 Our first 2 Week Group Trip of 2018 started in Kathmandu, Nepal. Volunteers arrived on New Year's eve and were treated to 2 weeks of uninterrupted sunshine, blue skies and mountain views. What a way to start a new year! We were...
MP for Hove supports VoluntEars We are proud that VoluntEars has been endorsed by our local MP, Peter Kyle, after he met our Director, Richard Clowes, recently. Peter says: "I recently met Richard Clowes, the founder and Director of an organisation called VoluntEars,...
Full update | Mary Hare School Nepal Tailor-made Group Trip | July 2017 This year we introduced our Tailor-made Group Trips. These trips are arranged especially for school or university groups, or a group of friends or colleagues who want a bespoke trip arranging...
Elsewhere on our website it can be hard to show what’s really achieved on our 2 Week Group Trips for D/deaf, hearing and HoH people. So, this is a detailed update about our Sri Lanka trip in August 2017…
"I had the opportunity to help fellow D/deaf people"
“The best thing I’ve done in years”
“Valuable, memorable, fun, productive, amazing!”
“A specialised organisation that guarantees the right support - all my worries vanished”
“Working with turtles was the best thing!”
“Enlightening, rewarding, motivating, amazing”
“I grew in confidence and enjoyed helping people”
"I really enjoyed designing and painting the wall mural in one of the classrooms. It was a fantastic experience."
"An enriching and fulfilling experience with an opportunity to embrace Sri Lanka's way of life and culture"
"It's changed my way of thinking and seeing things. Join today because it's brilliant! It's a once in a lifetime opportunity"
"There was an equal balance of work, group activities and sightseeing"
“I knew this was a perfect opportunity”
“I made new friends and was able to use my sign language skills”
“I can’t fault VoluntEars - they run everything smoothly from beginning to end”